The table below looks at the statistics for SWOT Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWOT Analysis over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SWOT Analysis
Rank 600 611 571
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis 26 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.002% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 15
Average daily rate £410 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - £370
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SWOT Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SWOT Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK.

SWOT Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK.

SWOT Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWOT Analysis
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWOT Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 25 £410 - 5
North East - 11 £395 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £395 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £395 -
Essex - 7 £430 -
East of England - 7 £430 -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £419 -
London - 3 £469 - 1
South East - 2 £480 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
South West - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - - 1

SWOT Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWOT Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWOT Analysis.

1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (74.36%) Business Analysis
2 26 (66.67%) User Stories
3 23 (58.97%) Waterfall
4 22 (56.41%) Business Process Mapping
5 21 (53.85%) Analytics
6 20 (51.28%) Business Analytics
7 12 (30.77%) Confluence
7 12 (30.77%) JIRA
7 12 (30.77%) MS Project
7 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
8 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 9 (23.08%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
8 9 (23.08%) CA Gen
9 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.26%) ISEB
9 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
10 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) UML
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
11 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (5.13%) QA

SWOT Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SWOT Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWOT Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) Confluence
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Project
1 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) CA Gen
3 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.13%) NCrunch
3 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Analyst
1 32 (82.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Database Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (74.36%) Business Analysis
2 26 (66.67%) User Stories
3 23 (58.97%) Waterfall
4 22 (56.41%) Business Process Mapping
5 21 (53.85%) Analytics
6 20 (51.28%) Business Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 3 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (5.13%) Code Coverage
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) CBAP
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Mercator